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how do i remove a broken key from the ignition of a 1996 gran am

will try to assist you. #1 solution remove and replace the ignition switch.#2 try a 'Q' tip with super glue and insert the Q tip into the key switch and allow drying time to let the Q tip to dry onto the broken part of key to remove. but if the key was twisted in anger or frustration,this solution will not work,just to save you the time.only other altenative is to remove the key switch and install new one. only good news is this, if your key is solid metal and no plastic, theres no computer issues with replacing the ignition switch.otherwise with plastic end on the thumb side,$75.00 and you would have to order the key from dealer only with the cars vin# and deposit up front and 2 day wait. if you need assistance removing the steering column to replace that switch,please repost your questions to fixya.com.

Jan 25, 2011 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Am

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How do you change a fuel filter in a 92 Toyota sr5 22re

The fuel filter is usually found next to the fuel tank (driver side). It'll be somewhat tucked up under just between the wheel well and the tank.

Some have clamps, others have metal threaded inserts that the filter screws into. Before removing, find your the fuel port on the fuel rail and unscrew the black threaded tip; press the needle inside and (cover with rag or hand) and release the pressure.

You will still have some fuel leakage when removing the filter, but this is unavoidable. Releasing the pressure will keep you from being sprayed with fuel (rarely happens, but allows less fuel loss).

Please let me know if you need further assistance.


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Jun 20, 2010 | Cars & Trucks

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What tools do I need to remove a radiator out of a 1996 chevy cavalier?

To Replace a Radiator check this procedure...

1. Combination Wrench Set
2. Screwdriver
3. Flashlight
4. Cooling System Pressure Tester
5. Needle Nose Pliers
6. 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
7. Socket Set

1. Coolant

1 Open the hood and locate the vehicle’s radiator.
o Tip: Safety Tip:Always wear safety glasses when working on your vehicle. Wear other personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary, for example latex gloves or safety shoes.

2 With the engine off and cold, remove the radiator cap.

3 Place a drain pan under the radiator. Remove the drain plug or remove the lower radiator hose to drain the cooling system.
o Tip: Twisting the hose or using a screwdriver may allow easier removal.
o Tip: Lifting the vehicle will give better access to the lower radiator hose.

4 Remove the upper radiator hose.

5 Remove the radiator fan shroud or remove the electric cooling fan assembly.
o Tip: Transmission cooler lines will need to be removed when replacing the radiator.

6 Remove the radiator.
o Tip: Some older metal radiators can be taken to radiator repair shops for repair.

7 Install the new or repaired radiator. Make sure it is aligned.

8 Install the lower radiator hose and clamp.
o Tip: Replace the hose and clamps if necessary.

9 Install the radiator fan shroud or electric cooling fan assembly.

10 Install the upper radiator hose and clamp.

11 Fill the radiator and radiator reservoir with a 50/50 mix of coolant and distilled water.

12 Install the radiator pressure tester and check for additional leaks.

13 Re-install the radiator cap and start the engine.

14 Monitor the engine temperature.
o Tip: DO NOT allow the engine to overheat.

15 Road test the vehicle, maintaining supervision over the temperature gauge.

16 Verify repair by inspecting for leaks or overheating.

Good luck; remember comment and rated this help.

May 28, 2010 | 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier

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how to clean stainless steele tip

You can usually restore some of the original shine with 000 steel wool and chrome cleaner, but the minute you run it again it will change back.
Some of the colouring is an actual chemical reaction in the metal itself and cannot be removed.

Apr 04, 2009 | 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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1993 honda perlude Receiver Drier removal

ok well theres scews on the out side to remove the head light it self and be hind that you will find the scews to remove the assembly

Mar 20, 2009 | 1986 Honda Prelude

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